“Summary of the Global Roundtable”– UNEP FI – October 25, 2016

At the opening session of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Global Roundtable in Dubai on October 25, 2016 the Dubai Declaration on Sustainable Finance was announced. 11 UAE-based financial institutions committed to the Declaration, stating their support for UAE Vision 2021, aiming to transform to a green economy. You may read […]

“Sustainability not banks’ responsibility, survey finds” – Global Trade Review – October 24, 2016

At Global Trade Review’s Asia Trade & Treasury Week in Singapore in September 2016, Westpac surveyed 112 industry participants about sustainable trade finance. Whereas 95% of those surveyed stated that sustainability plays a key role in choosing business partners and service providers, only 12% agreed that financial institutions “have the most responsibility in driving sustainable […]